Ipswich to Durham by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 46m
  • Distance
    353 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 1m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Durham by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Durham take around 3 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 353 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Durham.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Durham?

Journeys between Ipswich and Durham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Ipswich to Durham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Durham?

The Ipswich to Durham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Ipswich to Durham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Durham is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:43. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Ipswich to Durham train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ipswich to Durham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Durham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ipswich to Durham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.